Dozens of endangered orange-bellied parrots have been released into the wild in Victoria as part of a trial to boost their population.
Tash Peterson has accused a children’s entertainer of ‘enslaving’ ponies by dressing them up as unicorns — following and abusing their fairy-costumed handlers while young children watched.
A new report has listed six unburnt forest landscapes in eastern Australia which must be protected in order to prevent widespread plant and animal extinctions.
An aerial survey has found Victoria's game duck population is higher than previously estimated, prompting rule changes for this year's shooting season.
The New Zealand Government will ban live animal exports by sea, with the controversial practice ending within the next two years.
Four dead grey whales have been found on San Francisco Bay Area beaches in just over a week.
Animals Australia is facing a fresh push to have its charitable status removed over allegations it breached reporting requirements and offered bribes in an attempt to expose ‘live exports cruelty’.
The team at Sydney Zoo are "in a state of deep shock and grief" after the zoo's "beloved" chimpanzee Mogli was found dead.
About two dozen monkeys have broken out of a German zoo and spent several hours lolling in the sun before being recaptured, authorities say.
Stephen Wolf, dpa
Herding sheep using dogs, motorbikes or even people, is not as ovine-friendly as a drone, new research shows.
The RSPCA says Queensland's animal cruelty laws need a major overhaul to ensure the most heinous crimes are punished accordingly.
Hunters in Botswana will be allowed to shoot 287 elephants as the country opens the hunting season, angering animal activists.
Khonani Ontebetse and Ralf Krueger
It sounds like the plot of a modern day western. Five people — all popular members of WA’s rural scene — face multiple charges in the State’s biggest cattle rustling scandal.
Jenne Brammer & Sarah Steger
Fish deaths and bad smelling "blackwater" are occurring in waterways affected by last month's NSW floods, environmental authorities say.
Whale researchers have been encouraged by a rise in the number of births among endangered North Atlantic right whales.
A Spearwood family’s beloved dog has been viciously mauled and killed in its own backyard — the second fatal dog attack in the suburb in less than two weeks.
One of President Joe Biden's two German Shepherds, Major, has again nipped someone at the White House following a similar incident earlier this month.
Three months after becoming the first long-nosed fur seal born at Sydney's Taronga Zoo in more than 20 years, Birubi has made her official public debut.
Wildlife populations hard-hit by bushfire and drought have been dealt another blow, with recent flooding tipped to wipe out even more animals.
My recent decision to eat vegan food for a month and my partner’s response — ‘I’m a man I need to eat meat’ — made me think; is masculinity so fragile it can be destroyed by a lack of bacon?
Paul Cross looks out at the killer whales frolicking in the wild waters of WA’s Bremer Canyon with a love like they saved his life ... because they did.
There is a special scene unfolding on the other side of the Exmouth dunes as Nikki DeCampe scampers barefoot up the gravel path to Jacobsz Beach — the annual turtle hatchling season.
A 29-year-old who goes by ‘Popeye’ on social media has been fined and banned from owning another dog after he was captured on CCTV cruelly attacking a three-month-old puppy.
Brianna Dugan and Tim Clarke
Australians have been urged to keep an eye out for invasive, disease-carrying giant snails with a huge appetite for more than 500 plant species.
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